Photo By: Kevin Morgan

I took this shot looking down on Main 2 and Main 3 just so you could not the debris scattered everywhere. Notice the broken wheel laying next the rail head of Main 3. For those curious, molten sulfur (which is what the derailed train was carrying) is used in producing sulfuric acid, matches, detergents, insecticides and a few other things.
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Posted By Steve Walden On Monday, January 19, 2009 At 3:27:41 PM (PT)

Aw heck, put a spot-weld on that wheel, she'll be good as new!  
 
Like someone else said, "what a mess!"

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Location Information
City or County and State
Littleton, CO

Subdivision
Colorado Springs (UP)/Pikes Peak (BNSF)

Milepost or Control Point
MP 10




Train Information
Railroad
BNSF
Model
None
Unit Number
None

Symbol
G-BNVGAT1-16A
   



Photo Information
Camera Make/Model
Canon / Canon EOS 40D
ISO
200
Flash
Did Not Fire

Focal Length
28 mm
Shutter
1/320 seconds
Aperture
f/10


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